from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A network of forced labor camps in the former Soviet Union.
- n. A forced labor camp or prison, especially for political dissidents.
- n. A place or situation of great suffering and hardship, likened to the atmosphere in a prison system or a forced labor camp.
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- n. A prison camp.
- n. A generic name for the system of all Soviet prison camps in use during the Stalinist period.
So if you are not a WASP, look out cause the GOP gulag is waiting to get you!
If AZ is going to put people in gulag conditions, it seems to me they ought to make damn sure they are only criminalizing the most serious offenses.
They are Britain's survivors of Guantánamo, the detention centre that has been called the "gulag of our times".
How anyone who calls themselves a Christian can support Guantánamo, or support the architects of this obscene gulag is beyond me.
Most of the deaths, perhaps around 39,000,000 are due to lethal forced labor in gulag and transit thereto.
Do you have any idea what the word gulag actually means?
The reply probably came in the form of arrests and long term gulag sentences.
It was Texas under the incompetent rule of then Governor George W. Bush that became known as the gulag state of Texas for having turned a social problem into just another GOP scam, a get rich quick scheme, another way in which GOP blood-suckers feed at the public trough.
The word gulag has certain connotations that don't apply to Supermax.
About a year ago, you may recall, it was all over British and U.S. news that North Korea separates disabled people according to impairment and sends them to "gulag"-like work camps.